P.O. Box 366 Godfrey, Illinois 62035

Dr. Ron Abraham, Music Director

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About the Board

President

Ray West

Ray’s association with music began in grade school and continues to present. In addition to participating in band (playing clarinet) and chorus throughout his school years, he was a member of the Litchfield Municipal Choir and performed in a quartet that performed at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. Ray sang and traveled with the MacMurray College Choir and was the leader of a dance band that performed throughout his home area. His breadth of experience in managing musical groups includes being Secretary and Business Agent for Local 282, American Federation of Musicians. More recently, Ray sang with the LCCC chorus under the direction of Nancy Welch, and was one of the founders of GRCS. He is a retired Math and Physics teacher. Ray’s duties include presiding over all meetings and assuming treasury responsibilities in the absence of the treasurer. He also acts as the Registered Agent for GRCS.

Vice President

Paul Guccione

Paul Guccione joined the chorus in 2007 and has been active in the Baritone Section ever since. He has sung with SIU-E Choral and various church choirs. He is married to Jeanine Guccione and lives in Collinsville. He is an agent for Shelter Insurance Companies of Columbia, MO.

Secretary 

Gwen Robinson

Gwen acts as the historian for GRCS, keeping copies of all articles from newspapers, programs, photographs, etc. In addition, she maintains the list of the board of directors and issues an annual report. Gwen is retired as an Aviation Resource Management Specialist and has over 28 years of experience with the Federal Government in positions ranging from supervisory to managerial in the communications field.

Treasurer

Gary Witt

Directors

Joe Bayer

Paul Cordes

Mary Cordes

Charlene Hamilton

Pat Jackson

Jeff Kirssin

Mag Paddock

Mike Paddock

Pat Stewart

Leslie Thompson

 

 

Board of Directors

Ray West President
Paul Guccione Vice-President and Advertising Director
Gwenetta Robinson  Secretary
Gary Witt Treasurer

Joe Bayer
Paul Cordes
Mary Cordes
Charlene Hamilton
Pat Jackson
Jeff Kirssin
Mag Paddock
Mike Paddock
Pat Stewart
Leslie Thompson

Dr. Ronald Abraham Music Director